The Boy In Love With People

  I knew once a boy Irrevocably in love with people He stares at your little mouth As it curves and laughs He looks into your twinkly eyes As they flicker so fast He loves them The colorful people Walking around with little stories His eyes blaze as you move […]

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La La Land and the Last Smile

So much had already been said and written about Lala Land that I couldn’t find anything new to add to the conversation, although I saw the movie pretty early on. While I didn’t warm up to the movie for the first few minutes, I started liking it as it progressed. […]

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The Idea of Success

The idea of success has definitely changed for me. And while it is something that will constantly change over time, I think it is important to direct it in a way so that it becomes, ‘to be able to lead a happier life’. Happier in the sense that you choose […]

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Marriage: The Only Recourse

Tannu is her daughter from her previous marriage. When Tannu was slightly less than a year old, her father died, in a drunken brawl. Left to pick up the pieces, Tannu’s mother married another man, an older man, who refused to let Tannu be a part of his household. Tannu […]

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Don’t Forget To Enjoy The Walk

The leaves in the meadows are now yellow and brown. They crinkle at the slightest touch, and are gathered around the elm trees that perimeter the grass, which covers the ground like rich, green velvet, cut through only by dark grey, concrete pathways. We walk on the pathways because the […]

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The Punjab of Popular Imagination

There is a stereotype for the people of Punjab that is known across the country; perhaps no other stereotype is as stereotypical as this one. And so that stereotype has played a major role in depicting the entire state of Punjab in the popular imagination, as we know today. Most […]

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